Opinion: Utah doesn’t need to blaze trail toward sales tax on services

Just as Utah lawmakers prepare to discuss “tax modernization,” the Tax Foundation, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank, issued a report urging Utah to “blaze a trail” for other states by imposing sales tax on services. Curiously, the report parrots the same misleading talking points employed by Utah lawmakers to justify what would amount to the largest expansion of tax policy in Utah’s history.